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Harry S. Truman

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 16 in a series of tapes (SR99-29 to SR99-43) made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interview former President Harry S. Truman on various topics. There is a good discussion of General George C. Marshall to start this tape. They go on to talk about the Atomic Bomb, war, and world peace. Mr. Truman gives his plan for income tax. The volume on this tape is very low.Transcript in AV Research Room.

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 15 in a series of tapes (SR99-29 to SR99-43) made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interview former President Harry S. Truman. Mr. Truman gives his opinions on presidential candidates, politics and the presidency. There is a discussion about Germany and more questions about labor unions.Reel 1: Length, 64 min. 32 sec.Transcript is in AV Research Room.

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 14 in a series of tapes (SR99-29 to SR99-43) made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interview former President Harry S. Truman on various topics. This tape discusses the Point Four Program, religion and the Federal Reserve in addition to several personal questions about Mr. Truman. There is a statement saying that if these tapes are found and questioned that they could be denied.Reel 1: Length, 65 min. 02 sec.Transcript is in AV Research Room.

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 13 of a series of tapes made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interview former President Harry S. Truman on various topics. Mr. Truman comments on the development of the atomic bomb and surrounding events at the Potsdam Conference; former presidents of the U.S. (Lincoln, Madison, Monroe, Theodore Roosevelt...) and the burdens of children and descendents of the president; the type of education and moral code that will prepare the young people of the U.S. for the future. Mr.

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 12 of a series of tapes (SR99-29 to SR99-43) made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interviewed former President Harry S. Truman about various topics. Dwight D. Eisenhower and his inauguration in 1953 is discussed. Mr. Truman gives his views on labor unions. Mr. Truman shows his dislike for Richard Nixon. There is a discussion about Spain and Francisco Franco. They wonder what the year 2000 will bring. The quality of the recording drops after forty five minutes due to the equipment they are using.

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 11 of a series of tapes (SR99-29 to SR99-43) made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interviewed former President Harry S. Truman on various topics. On this reel, Mr. Truman discusses general problems the President faces. They talk about politics, the presidency and the election process. Mr Truman gives a good history of the Democratic Party. The tape finishes with a discussion of the future of the U.S.Reel 1: Length, 64 min. 48 sec.Transcript is in AV Research Room.

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 10 of a series of tapes (SR99-29 to SR99-43) made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interviewed former President Harry S. Truman on various topics. This reel discusses General Douglas McArthur and military leaders in politics. Next, Mr. Truman speaks plainly about Richard Nixon; Mexico and South America and what they mean to the U.S. is also discussed. They also talk about the Catholic religion and its place in politics.Transcript is in AV Research Room.

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 8 of a series of tapes (SR99-29 to SR99-43) made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interview former President Harry S. Truman on various topics. On this reel, the Democratic Party is discussed in addition to religion and its place in politics. France is talked about as a nuclear power and what it means for them to have the capability to produce a nuclear weapon.Reel 1: Length, 38 min. 46 sec.Transcript is in AV Research Room.

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 7 of a series of tapes (SR99-29 to SR99-43) made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interview former President Harry S. Truman on various topics. Mr. Truman talks about monetary control by the government and gives his opinion on Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Republican Party. The men have a long conversation about Herbert Hoover. They finish by discussing the present and future leaders of the country and Jawaharlal Nehru. Reel 1: Length, 65 min. 42 sec.Transcript is in AV Research Room.

"Mr. Citizen," Interview of Harry S. Truman conducted by David Noyes and William Hillman

This is number 1 of a series of tapes (SR99-29 to SR99-43) made at the Harry S. Truman Library in preparation for the book "Mr. Citizen." William Hillman and David Noyes interview former President Harry S. Truman on various topics. The first part of the reel has some breaks in the recording. They discuss the value of ex-presidents advice to the current president. Mr. Truman gives his opini